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Full Squat

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Type basic
Mechanics compound
Direction push
Equipment barbell
Additional Equipment barbell rack
x Rate Full Squat

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Grasp barbell with wide overhand grip and place it on back of shoulders. When using rack, dismount barbell from rack. Stand upright with feet about shoulderwide apart.


Bend knees and hips, move hip backward and knees forward until legs completely bent. Keep back straight. Return, keep knees slightly flexed. Repeat.

Variations / Comments

Look ahead throughout motion to keep back straight. Keep bodyweight on heels. Let knees point in same direction as feet.

Barbell Full Squat Starting Position Starting Position
Barbell Full Squat Ending Position Ending Position


Target Quadriceps
Synergist Gluteus Maximus | Hip Adductors | Soleus
Stabilizers Erector Spinae | Rectus Abdominis | Obliques | Hamstrings | Gastrocnemius
Barbell Full Squat Muscles Front
Barbell Full Squat Muscles Rear
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